James Congdon was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Congdon began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "The Left-Handed Gun" (1958) and "The Group" (1966) with Candice Bergen. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Another World" (NBC, 1963-1999). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, appearing in the drama "300 Year Weekend" (1970) with Michael Tolan and the horror flick "The Gardener" (1974) with Katharine Houghton. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Somerset" (NBC, 1969-1977). During the latter half of his career, he continued to act in "Summerdog" (1977), the Katharine Houghton horror film "Seeds of Evil" (1980) and "Refuge" (1981). Congdon more recently acted in the Sarah Jessica Parker drama "Somewhere Tomorrow" (1984).